Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(of a course or event) having more places available than applications.
- ‘In over 70 sessions on business there are no more than half a dozen in and around this territory - and they tend to be undersubscribed.’
- ‘There are other schools within a 10-mile bus ride that are undersubscribed.’
- ‘Schools that are undersubscribed year after year should be closed down or reconstituted.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.